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Meteors and comets

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteors -- Juvenile literature,
  • Comets -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Gregory L. Vogt.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesEarly bird astronomy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB741.5 .V635 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230471M
    ISBN 109780761338765
    LC Control Number2009020562
    OCLC/WorldCa327490378

    Full Description: "Find out about comets and asteroids and where they come from. Discover the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, and learn why shooting stars are not really stars at all. Part of the Our Solar System series of books that explore the exciting topic of space and are specially written for younger readers.   Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history. But where do these racing celestial bodies come from, and what can they teach us about our universe? Children's Books, Nonfiction, Science Reading Age Author: Seymour Simon. Books. Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors Gregory Vogt, Millbrook Press, , ISBN Vogt offers children ages a thorough introduction to the origins and composition of asteroids, comets, and meteors and their "impact" on our planet's history. The impact of Shoemaker-Levy on Jupiter's surface is .


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Meteors and comets. [Gregory Vogt] -- Introduces comets and meteors, describing what they are, how they move through the solar system, and how they are studied. Electronic books Juvenile works Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Vogt, Gregory.

Meteors were alternatively viewed as arrows of stellar gods, as their cigar butts, and even as their excrement.

The arrows could hit animals or people and were feared when walking at night. Comets were conceived as smoking stars and as bad omens, e.g., announcing the death of a ruler. Comets, Meteors and Asteroids - Comets, meteors and asteroids come from space. Comets appear as shining lights and cannot be seen without a telescope.

Meteors look like thin streaks of light in the night sky. They can be seen by the naked eye. Asteroids are chunks of rock that circle the Sun. They measure about 3 miles across.A comet in the outer parts of the Solar System is too small.

Some meteors are too faint to be seen, even at night, but they can be detected by radar. Other planets have meteor showers too. On Mars, meteorites generally burn up in the thin atmosphere to produce meteors.

However, there is no air on the Moon, so meteorites hit the ground and explode without burning up. Last modified 12 April Comets and.A meteor, known colloquially as a shooting star or falling star, is the visible passage of a glowing meteoroid, micrometeoroid, comet or asteroid through Earth's atmosphere, after being heated to incandescence by collisions with air molecules in the upper atmosphere, creating a streak of light via its rapid motion and sometimes also by shedding glowing material in its wake.Asteroids, Meteors, and Comets Lab - Save yourself a ton of time and allow students to use this station lab to explore Comets, Asteroids and Meteors.

By the end of the lab they will be able to describe the characteristics of each and discuss the locations in the solar system.